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Pace Laps: Fords Fighting At Daytona, Dragsters Racing At Pomona

Nhra 2016 Topeka Doug Kalitta On Track Courtesy Nhra

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Ford Fights To The Front Daytona 500 qualifying saw both Chevy and Toyota take center stage. Owner Rick Hendrick won his fourth straight pole position for the Great American Race, this time with Alex Bowman and the No. 88 while four Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas qualified inside the top seven. ALLAWAY: …

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Nitro Shots: Another Season Comes to a Close

Nhra 2017 Brittany Force Car Courtesy Nhra

That’s a wrap on the 2017 season. No more races remain on the schedule and champions have been crowned. Congratulations to Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Bo Butner and Eddie Krawiec. This list is a little surprising. Who would have thought there wouldn’t be a Don Schumacher driver holding at least one championship trophy when the season …

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Pace Laps: Brad Keselowski Advances to Homestead, William Byron Scores Another Victory

William Byron Phoenix Victory

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Brad Keselowski Sneaks into Championship 4 – When they bumped, banged, passed and wrecked in the distance, the view became clear for Brad Keselowski: milk it home and you’re going to Homestead-Miami Speedway. From the drop of the green flag in the Can-Am 500, a position in the Championship 4 …

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Pace Laps: Lights at Martinsville, Lewis Hamilton Crowned Champion & IMSA Changes for 2018

Cup Action Kyle Busch Leading Way

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Power of Lights: Something about that Sun seemed to keep the drivers at bay Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. When she decided to make her daily disappearing act for the night, things changed in a big hurry on track. Around lap 300, the speedway flicked on the new once-used LED …

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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Got Screwed

2017 Daytona Trucks Zach Catanzareti Regan Smith

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1. We won… and we finished 18th In the fall 2008 race at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR ruled that Regans Smith’s pass below the solid yellow line to beat Tony Stewart to the finish was not a legal move. Stewart led the single-file field down the frontstretch and blocked Smith, leaving him nowhere else to go. …

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Nitro Shots: To Backup or Not to Backup

Nhra 2017 Chicago Steve Torrence Courtesy Nhra Media

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In case you were under a rock somewhere and missed the highlight reel from last weekend’s AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence blew a left rear tire on his dragster, which catapulted him straight into the wall, destroying his car in the second round of eliminations. With Torrence done in the …

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